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New Year's Day

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Top New Year's Day Articles

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  • Ducks go cold and end 10-game winning streak in 3-1 loss to Sharks

    The Ducks had won 10 consecutive games but proved they are human Sunday night as the streak was ended by the San Jose Sharks. Playing the second of back-to-back games after Saturday's overtime win against Phoenix, the Ducks reached San Jose holding a...
  • Year's first killing among at least 5 shootings citywide

    Year's first killing among at least 5 shootings citywide
    A 30-year-old man was killed Friday afternoon in what was apparently Chicago's first homicide of 2014, and at least five other people were injured in shootings over about 24 hours from Friday morning to Saturday morning, police said. About 1:15 p.m.,...
  • Breeders' Cup notes: The day begins with tragedy

    Saturday's Breeders' Cup started with a thud. Death and pain followed quickly. Thoroughbred horse racing is a thing of beauty. Also, occasionally, a sport of the ugly and nasty. In the first Breeders' Cup race of the final day of this $25 million event,...
  • UCLA taking a different approach to bowl preparation

    UCLA taking a different approach to bowl preparation
    Things are going to be different for UCLA this bowl season. And that doesn't just mean the sombrero that Hyundai Sun Bowl officials will place on Coach Jim Mora's head when the team arrives in El Paso on Dec. 26. UCLA was off to the Holiday Bowl a...
  • Ducks' take-away from loss to Sharks? 'You have to be physical'

    If you can't win, you better learn, and the lessons that emerged from the Ducks' loss in San Jose on Sunday are expected to be put into effect in the New Year's Eve rematch at Honda Center. For one, playing physically is more effective than relying on...
  • Ducks' Jakob Silfverberg gets more time with first line

    Ducks' Jakob Silfverberg gets more time with first line
    After making first-line forward Dustin Penner a healthy scratch in favor of Jakob Silfverberg on Tuesday, Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau had Silfverberg paired again with stars Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry in practice Thursday. Penner has one goal and no...
  • Snowstorm on way; weather service issues advisory, city crews hit the streets

    Snowstorm on way; weather service issues advisory, city crews hit the streets
    The Chicago area could see an inch of snow tonight and maybe another six or more from New Year's Eve through the morning of Jan. 2, according to the National Weather Service. "This week as a whole looks cold and potentially snowy at times for Chicago,"...
  • Lakers' lineup gets another shake-up as Jordan Farmar is sidelined

    The Lakers woke up on New Year's Day closer to last place than a playoff spot in the Western Conference. And their new starting point guard appears to be Kendall Marshall. Jordan Farmar will miss at least four weeks after sustaining another tear in...
  • UCLA vs. Colorado: How they match up

    UCLA vs. Colorado: How they match up
    UCLA plays Colorado at the Rose Bowl on Saturday. Get out the abacus. The Buffaloes have given up 50 or more points in six of 13 Pac-12 games the last two seasons. Staff writer Chris Foster examines the story lines: Heal thy self UCLA is coming off...
  • Baltimore 'Dine and Dasher' arrested again for eating without paying

    Baltimore 'Dine and Dasher' arrested again for eating without paying
    Baltimore's so-called "Dine and Dasher" has been arrested again, charged with having a $50 meal on New Year's Day at an Inner Harbor restaurant and not paying the tab. Andrew Palmer, 47, has gained a reputation around city restaurants for racking up...
  • Jim Mora hopes to build national recognition for UCLA

    Jim Mora hopes to build national recognition for UCLA
    The heart palpitations have stopped. The hand-wringing is over. The sleepless nights were put to rest. That wraps up Dan Guerrero's week. The UCLA athletic director's worst fear was unfolding. Washington needed a football coach and Jim Mora, the...